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Wednesday, April 17, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Congressional Democrats Hold First-Ever Marijuana Reform Panel At Policy Retreat (Marijuana Moment)

// State Financial Regulators Press Congress To Allow Marijuana Banking Access (Forbes)

// Chart of the Week: Colorado 4/20 sales spike higher than other recreational cannabis markets (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Foxx could start pot expungements in months; will also review weed sales cases (Chicago Sun Times)

// Colorado’s new U.S. attorney agrees with rescinding of Cole Memo says ‘jury is still out’ on enforcement around marijuana concentrates (Colorado Sun)

// Alabama Police Ruined a Couple’s Lives Over $50 of Weed. Now the Charges Against Them Have Been Dropped (Reason)

// Canopy Growth Acquires Spanish Cannabis Producer Cafina (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Medical pot sales near $100 million in first year (Clinton Herald)

// What Does 4/20 Mean to You? We Asked 12 Cannabis Leaders (Leafly)

// Here’s how much marijuana businesses pay in taxes (Quartz)


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Monday, April 15, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, April 15, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Mass. marijuana industry in mostly corporate and white. Inside one Boston battle to change that (Boston Globe)

// Maryland cannabis regulators tell dispensaries they need to open by Sept. 30 or else (Baltimore Sun)

// Teagan Appleby to have confiscated medical cannabis returned (Guardian)


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// Legalization led to people trying cannabis for the first time ever (CTV News)

// Ontario Cannabis Store expects CA$25 million loss despite monopoly advantage (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Mile High Labs Raises $65MM to Purchase Mountains of Hemp (New Cannabis Ventures)

// California Might Require 1 Dispensary for 4 Alcohol-Serving Businesses (Weedmaps (AP))

// Inability To Ship Across State Lines Hurts Cannabis Businesses, Especially Small Operators (Forbes)

// Groups with more pot arrests may get edge in Michigan’s legalized industry (Detroit News)

// Ontario’s new licence plate slogan sounds suspiciously weedy (Georgia Straight)


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Friday, April 5, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, April 5, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Commission wants more scrutiny of pot company ownership (Boston Globe)

// Lawmakers Roll Out ‘Landmark’ Bill To Protect Legal Marijuana States From Federal Interference (Marijuana Moment)

// California Senate approves bill to extend temporary cannabis licenses (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Gov. Lujan Grisham signs marijuana decriminalization bill (KRQE)

// ‘It felt wrong and ridiculous’: A caregiver was banned from joining her husband inside a dispensary (Boston Globe)

// FDA Chief Explains Agency’s ‘Risk-Based Approach’ To CBD Enforcement (Marijuana Moment)

// How the Cannabis Industry Defeated Legalization in New York (Leafly)

// LA’s Struggling Cannabis Market Hiring ‘Social Equity’ Program Manager (Forbes)

// Legalization Bill Clears New Hampshire House, but Veto Expected (Leafly (AP))

// Is Legal Hemp About to Ruin America’s Outdoor Cannabis Crops? (Leafly)


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Monday, April 1, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, April 1, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Ed Perlmutter’s Pot Banking Act Passes Committee, Moves to Full House (Denver Westword)

// Michigan judge thwarts crackdown at 50 unlicensed medical marijuana shops (Michigan Live)

// Provisional cannabis licenses will be issued when temporary licenses expire, says CDFA (Kym Kemp)


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// Massachusetts marijuana regulators investigating whether companies violated license limits (Boston Globe)

// AP Exclusive: Harris’ call for reform collides with her past (Washington Post)

// Amid backlash, Baltimore County cannabis firm drops lawsuit trying to halt Maryland from awarding new licenses (Baltimore Sun)

// A hoax ‘exclusive’ cannabis club makes a real point about legalization and privilege (Quartz)

// In pot chase, social equity meets economic reality (Commonwealth Magazine)

// Massachusetts Marijuana Regulator Talks Social Equity And The Presidential Election (Marijuana Moment)

// The DEA Wants You To Stop Calling Them About Getting Paid To Burn Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)


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Monday, March 11, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, March 11, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Cancer patient speaks out after police search his room for marijuana (WWLP 22 News)

// Altria Takes Control of Cronos Group with C$2.4 Billion Investment (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Senators Are Angry That Marijuana Sentences Are Longer Than Paul Manafort’s (Marijuana Moment)


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// House-Passed Legal Marijuana Bill Advances In New Mexico Senate (Marijuana Moment)

// California Cannabis Agencies Drop New Packaging and Labeling Guidance (Canna Law Blog)

// NJ Marijuana Lobbyists Tripled Their Spending After Christie Left (Patch Livingston)

// Here’s How Tourists Can Get Legal Medical Marijuana in Hawaii (Civilized)

// Did the first medical cannabis drive-thru in New England just open? (Marijuana Business Daily)

// L.A. City Council moves ahead with marijuana licensing and enforcement proposals (Marijuana Business Daily)

// NC man free after he was found with 17 pounds of marijuana in Baltimore (WBAL TV 11 NBC)


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Wednesday, March 6, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// FDA Commissioner Resigns, Leaving CBD Status Uncertain (Leafly)

// Medical Marijuana Bill Passes Georgia House, on to Senate (U.S. News & World Report)

// Legal Cannabis Created 211,000 Full-Time Jobs (Leafly)


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// Marijuana Stocks: Aurora Cannabis Will Be The First Profitable Pot Company, Cowen Says (Investor’s Business Daily)

// New Jersey Governor Includes Legal Marijuana Revenue In Budget Proposal (Marijuana Moment)

// New contract appeal may further delay Maine’s rollout of marijuana sales (Central Maine)

// Hawaii Now Permits Qualified Out-of-State Medical Cannabis Patient Purchases (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Eaze Launches On-Demand Cannabis Delivery in Oregon (Business Wire)

// Medical marijuana regulations clear Oklahoma Senate panel (Marijuana Business Daily)

// High standards: Pentagon says there’s no policy against investing in companies that legally sell marijuana (Task and Purpose)


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Thursday, February 28, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, February 28, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New Hampshire gives initial approval to recreational pot (Washington Post (AP))

// Ottawa to unveil ‘no-cost expedited’ pardons for Canadians convicted of pot possession (The Record)

// FDA Head Reveals New Details About Agency’s CBD Regulation Plans (Marijuana Moment)


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// Lawmakers file bills to legalize and tax marijuana in Florida (WFLA 8 NBC)

// Curaleaf Choom Announce Expansion Acquisitions (Green Market Report)

// 4Front Strengthens Platform with Acquisitions in Massachusetts and Arizona (Green Market Report)

// Walmart Canada removes Canopy Growth’s cannabis vaporizer from website (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Gov. Holcomb admits to using marijuana in college not budging on opposition to legalization (Indy Channel)

// New York City Council Holds Joint Hearing On Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana Decriminalization Approved By Hawaii House Committee (Marijuana Moment)


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Thursday, February 7, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, February 7, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Attorney General Nominee Reiterates Marijuana Pledge In Meeting With Senator (Marijuana Moment)

// Maryland Lawmakers Introducing Legislation to End Cannabis Prohibition in Maryland (Cannabis Business Times)

// The First Marijuana Hearing Of The New Congress Has Been Scheduled (Forbes)


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// Nebraska state senators file ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana (The Hill)

// Republican sponsors of medical marijuana bill optimistic about chances of success (Tennessean)

// Momentum to tax and regulate cannabis grows in House (VT Digger)

// Nevada’s Clark County punts on marijuana consumption lounge talks (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Agriculture Comm. Fried Appoints Holly Bell To Be New Cannabis Director (CBS Miami)

// Number of medical marijuana patients rising exponentially in Oklahoma (Fox 25 News)

// An MS Patient Had Her Car Impounded Over Weed Even Though She Was Sober (Vice)


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Monday, February 4, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, February 4, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Maine orders edibles containing CBD removed from stores (Portland Press Herald)

// Firm sues over product it says is hemp; state says it’s pot (Macon Telegraph)

// Samples didn’t test as marijuana, so entire 9-ton hemp shipment will be tested on DA orders, according to defense attorney (Tulsa World)


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// From ‘YOLO’ to ‘POT’: Weed Company Snags Coveted Stock Ticker Symbol (Merry Jane)

// Measure To Decriminalize Psilocybin Mushrooms Qualifies For Denver’s May Ballot (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana grower fibs on application deputies destroy over 22,000 plants (Cal Coast News)

// Fish help fuel bumper cannabis crops for Canadian producer (WHBL (Reuters))

// Denver is hiring a ‘cannabis process navigator’ to help entrepreneurs through city bureaucracy (Denverite)

// Pot brownies in Canada could be 10 times weaker than in several U.S. states. Here’s why some people think that could be a big problem (Hamilton Spectator)

// Where Presidential Candidate Cory Booker Stands On Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)


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Friday, January 25, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A tweet from the U.S. Surgeon General about the use of medical marijuana by children.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, January 25, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// U.S. Surgeon General Deletes Tweet About Medical Marijuana And Children (Marijuana Moment)

// House Democrats look to legalize recreational marijuana in New Mexico (KRQE News)

// Lt. Gov. John Fetterman to embark on pot tour of Pa. (Philadelphia Inquirer)


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// Marijuana firm Caliva closes $75 million funding with assist from NFL great Joe Montana (Marijuana Business Daily)

// WA ponders allowing small marijuana growers to sell direct to consumers (Marijuana Business Daily)

// 9 Governors Get ‘A’ Grades for Marijuana Reform Up From 2 Last Year (Reason)

// ICYMI: The BCC Drops its Final Regulations (Canna Law Blog)

// Cigarette Giant Philip Morris Decides Not to Invest in Cannabis (Civilized)

// Police lock up all 4 Georgia Peach marijuana dispensaries 25 arrested (CBC News)

// How Canopy Growth became the Jolly Green Giant of cannabis (Fast Company)


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